Protecting

Communities

Saving Lives

Protecting Communities

Saving Lives

South Boundary Fire Protection District works to Educate, Protect and Serve Naples Idaho and the surrounding communities. Our mission is To protect Life and Property in our community from fire and other disasters. To assist our neighboring communities. To continually prepare for these situations through on going training and prevention efforts.

 

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Protecting Communities

Saving Lives

South Boundary Fire Protection District works to Educate, Protect and Serve Naples Idaho and the surrounding communities. Our mission is To protect Life and Property in our community from fire and other disasters. To assist our neighboring communities. To continually prepare for these situations through on going training and prevention efforts.

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Smoking Balls Golf Tournament 2023

Smoking Balls Golf Tournament 2023

Its time for the annual Smoking Balls Golf Tournament!Saturday, June 17 2023 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM [PDT] Mirror Lake Golf Course, 5686, Bonners Ferry, ID, 83805.The annual Smoking Balls Golf Tournament will be a day filled with friendly competition, raffles, laughter, and...

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Keep Them Clear! Adopt Your Local Fire Hydrant

Keep Them Clear! Adopt Your Local Fire Hydrant

Residents of the South Boundary Fire Protection District, please help us out by adopting a hydrant. By Adopting a hydrant I mean take a look at the hydrants near your home, pick one or 2 or however many you can and adopt them by keeping them clear of tall grass which...

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We Train

For Lives

We train for lives not just our own but lives in our community, counting our victories not in miles ran or weights lifted but in lives saved and homes protected. We train for our brothers and sisters, a healthy firefighter makes everyone safer.

Challenging ourselves to improve everyday, training for every contingency. We provide our volunteers with the training and discipline so when a crisis strikes they have the skills and poise to face it head on. If you would like to gains these skills please consider volunteering

We Train

For Lives

We train for lives not just our own but lives in our community, counting our victories not in miles ran or weights lifted but in lives saved and homes protected. We train for our brothers and sisters, a healthy firefighter makes everyone safer.

Challenging ourselves to improve everyday, training for every contingency. We provide our volunteers with the training and discipline so when a crisis strikes they have the skills and poise to face it head on. If you would like to gains these skills please consider volunteering

Meet The Officers

Allen Merritt

Allen Merritt

Fire Chief

Allen has lived in North Idaho for 16 years and in Naples for 8 years. Shortly after moving here, he volunteered at SBFPD, in the last 7 years he has continued his fire education and training.

Allen’s father served as fire chief in Oso, Washington for 20 years, and following in his footsteps has been a lifelong goal. During his tenure with SBFPD Allen has built rapport with the community and fellow volunteers, offering mentorship and guidance.

Wayne Wilkerson

Wayne Wilkerson

Assistant Fire Chief

Serving the community of Naples first as the fire chief of the Naples volunteer firemen’s association and then as the volunteer assistant chief the South Boundary Fire Protection District in 2004. When Wayne is not busy maintaining the Kootenai wildlife refuge, he can usually be found enjoying the company of his many grandchildren.

Roy Holzhauser

Roy Holzhauser

Captain

Roy has been serving on the South Boundary Fire District for over ten years. Aside from being a volunteer firefighter Roy is also a qualified machinist, owning Royal Precision Machining for many years out of Sandpoint. Roy has fabricated numerous critical parts needed to keep our equipment running smoothly.

Position Open

Position Open

Position Open

SBFD is currently seeking additional officers and chief officers, contact us today if you are interested.

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